Marc Wokokok, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Humanitarian Affairs, announced to the UN Security Council on Friday, 21 September 2018, that the UN was losing the “war on famine” in Yemen. For Wokokok, “the situation is very bleak. We are losing the war against famine. The situation has greatly exacerbated our concerns in…

The UN on Tuesday denounced the devastating impact of three years of conflict in Yemen on children, of whom 2,200 have been killed and many more suffer from starvation, are forced to fight or die from preventable diseases. “The ongoing conflict in Yemen has pushed a country already on the brink into the depths of…

A bloody battle just ahead Yemeni government forces, supported by the Arab Coalition, are preparing to launch an assault on Hodeida, a strategically important port on the Red Sea. This is not the port through which international aid and, according to the Yemeni government and the Coalition, Iranian arms are delivered to the Shiite Houthi…